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After Bankruptcy Filing, Purdue Pharma May Not Be Off Hook

After Bankruptcy Filing, Purdue Pharma May Not Be Off Hook

By Geoff Mulvihill | Sep 16
OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners expressed sympathy but not responsibility for the nation's opioid crisis as the company filed for bankruptcy protection late Sunday night, part of a move to settle some 2,600 lawsuits.

Warren Offers Anti-Corruption Plan Central to Her Campaign

Warren Offers Anti-Corruption Plan Central to Her Campaign

By Steve Peoples and Will Weissert | Sep 16
Elizabeth Warren has released a sweeping anti-government corruption proposal, providing a detailed policy roadmap for a fight she says is at the core of her presidential campaign.

450 Miles of Border Wall By Next Year? In Arizona, It Starts

450 Miles of Border Wall By Next Year? In Arizona, It Starts

By Astrid Galvan | Sep 16
South of Yuma, Arizona, the tall brown bollards rising against a cloudless desert sky will replace much shorter barriers that are meant to keep out cars, but not people.

Amid Settlement Talks, Opioids Keep Taking A Grim Toll

Amid Settlement Talks, Opioids Keep Taking A Grim Toll

By Michael Rubinkam | Sep 16
As the nation's attorneys general debate a legal settlement with Purdue Pharma, the opioid epidemic associated with its blockbuster painkiller OxyContin rages on in state after state, killing tens of thousands of people each year.

Trump Targets Border State with Rally Amid Defiant Democrats

Trump Targets Border State with Rally Amid Defiant Democrats

By Morgan Lee | Sep 16
Donald Trump lost New Mexico by 8 percentage points in 2016. Last year, his party lost a House seat and the governor's mansion. Last week, a congressional candidate went viral by taunting the president by name in an ad. Still, Trump is headed there.

Gun Control Must Include Background Checks, Dems tell Trump

Gun Control Must Include Background Checks, Dems tell Trump

By Hope Yen | Sep 16
Congressional Democratic leaders warned President Donald Trump on Sunday that any proposal on gun control must include a House-passed bill to expand background checks for gun purchases — or else risk no legislation at all.

AP Fact Check: Trump, Dems and Their Tale of 2 Countries

AP Fact Check: Trump, Dems and Their Tale of 2 Countries

By Calvin Woodward and Hope Yen | Sep 16
The country described by the Democrats running for president is mired in child poverty, riven with economic unfairness and broken in its approach to health care, crime and guns. The country presented by President Donald Trump is roaring and ascendant.

CEOs Speak Out on Gun Violence, Want Congressional Action

CEOs Speak Out on Gun Violence, Want Congressional Action

By Dee-Ann Durbin and Mae Anderson | Sep 15
The CEOS of 145 companies — including Airbnb, Uber, DoorDash, Gap and Twitter — sent a letter to the U.S. Senate Thursday seeking expanded background checks and "red flag" laws.

Trump Administration Puts Tough New Asylum Rule into Effect

Trump Administration Puts Tough New Asylum Rule into Effect

By Julie Watson and Cedar Attanasio | Sep 14
A new level of despair spread among tens of thousands of migrants waiting on the Mexican border to seek refuge in the U.S. as the Trump administration began enforcing radical new restrictions Thursday on who qualifies for asylum.

New Zealand Plans Further Restrictions to Gun Ownership

New Zealand Plans Further Restrictions to Gun Ownership

By Nick Perry | Sep 14
Six months after a gunman killed 51 people at two Christchurch mosques, New Zealand's government is planning further restrictions to gun ownership.

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